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March 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, register by clicking the RSVP button above or by emailing

You will receive the Zoom information no later than the morning of your program.

with artist & sculptor Liz Lescault

Art Lab Collage

Art Lab: 3D Collage

Self-Discovery through Collage

In our March session, we will explore the art of combining print materials with three-dimensional objects such as beads, buttons, coins, fabric, thread, organic matter and much more. We will also play with textured surfaces and building up layers of paper to create three dimensional effects. (See suggestions for materials below). Throughout the session we will share our inspirations, the progression of our work and how it relates to our personal experiences. 


Art Lab is designed so that anyone, both novices and experienced artists, can join all or just one of the sessions offered even though new material will be presented in each session.


Those who attend are encouraged to do whatever they wish to do in the session.  I will toss out ideas but I encourage you make art in any way that suits you.


Art Lab is about making art as well as the different ways we experience art and how it affects us. We will integrate movement and playful sharing into our art making experience sharing insights, joys and concerns.


You are invited to come to one, some or all of the workshops as the spirit moves you.

Suggested Materials*:

*any collage materials and supplies you may already have will work just as well for this project; the materials suggested below are just some of my favorites.

  • Images or printed materials and photographs from any source, including text
  • Three-dimensional objects (some ideas): thread, buttons, string, lace, beans, plant matter, sand, coffee grounds, fabric, beads, cotton, feathers, seeds, yarn, any found objects
  • Crescent collage boards:, and/or Ampersand Gessobords or wood panels: 
  • Scissors
    • Suggested: SINGER 00557 4-1/2-Inch ProSeries Detail Scissors with Nano Tip, Teal (Amazon Smile)
  • Glue stick
    • Suggested: UHU Stic – Clear Glue Stick (Amazon Smile)
  • Elmer’s glue
  • School pencil and/or mechanical pencil
  • Fine-tipped & ultra fine-tipped magic markers and/or fine-tipped colored markers
    • Suggested: Sharpies

Art Lab will be offered monthly on Thursdays from 5:30 – 7:00pm ET.

Participants are encouraged to drop-in for any session – new themes and projects will be introduced each month.

This hands-on workshop series is for novices and experienced artists.

Upcoming Dates: 

  • March 24
  • April 15
  • May 19

Suggested Donation: $15

About Liz Lescault

Liz Lescault, a visual artist and sculptor, has practiced and taught art for over 40 years. Liz is Coordinator of the DC InterPlay Metro Region and is a member of the DC InterPlay Board. She leads Open Gathering days for InterPlay DC and organizes and leads workshops regionally and nationally.

Liz melds her art, teaching and personal philosophy with InterPlay wisdom, tools and forms.

Formerly, Liz, was a hotline crisis counselor, for various suicide prevention lifelines and The Trevor Project providing help for LGBTQ youth in crisis.

Liz also led InterPlay for elders with chronic illness and cognitive disabilities at Iona Senior Center up to the Covid shutdown and is looking forward to leading online programs for Smith Center for Healing and the Arts.

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